The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing QA 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.64% 9.24% 2.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 61.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £356 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £570 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £18.13 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+54.48% +22.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.70% 15.13% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 21
Average daily rate £563 £426 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.96% -18.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £341 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £548 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) Rational Rose
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Economics
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) BPMN
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Life Science
6 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (7.14%) ERwin
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Private Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Economics
1 2 (14.29%) Life Science
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Use Case
2 3 (21.43%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) RUP
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 2 (14.29%) BPMN
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) CA